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Railway families still smarting after 2 years

Efforts by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to restore the living standards of families evicted by its railway rehabilitation project continue to fall far short of expectations, and urgent action is needed if the bank is to comply with its own safeguard policies, according to ...

Zsombor Peter
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/railway-families-still-smarting-2-years-116519/

Economic growth hinges on women

Women’s inclusion and empowerment in Cambodia’s burgeoning financial sector is crucial for the Kingdom’s economic growth, said delegates yesterday at a regional economic forum. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/27139/economic-growth-hinges-on-women/

MFI deposits double in 2014

The total amount of savings at Cambodia’s deposit-taking microfinance institutions (MFIs) reached $897 million by the end of 2014, more than doubling from its 2013 base of $445 million, according to figures from the Cambodian Microfinance Association (CMA). Prasac is the largest MFI with deposits ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mfi-deposits-double-2014

Big strides for savings in MFIs

Microfinance deposits are on the rise, a positive trend that the industry says is moving the country towards a reduced dependency on foreign funding and that will eventually lead to greater control over interest rates. The seven microfinance institutions licensed to take deposits collected $209 million ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/big-strides-savings-mfis

VisionFund empowering rural women

VisionFund Cambodia, which took root in the Kingdom in 2003 as the result of a partnership with global NGO World Vision, aims to empower women and their families with small loans and other financial services, in additional to bolstering the education available for poor children ...

Moeun Nhean
http://phnompenhpost.com

Micro-insurance access urged

Cambodia’s finance sector should increase insurance accessibility to its smallest lenders to help protect against indebtedness at times of disaster, an industry expert said at a conference in Phnom Penh yesterday. Speaking at the Hotel Cambodiana to an audience of industry representatives on rural entrepreneurship, Jaime ...

Hor Kimsay and Daniel de Carteret
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/micro-insurance-access-urged

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